Birmingham

Painting of Etruria Works

Josiah Wedgwood Tradesman – Tycoon, Firing up the Modern Age

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Josiah Wedgwood was a trend setting potter, manufacturing innovator and marketing genius who built a business empire in harsh physically demanding conditions

Papier-Mâche

Papier-Mâche

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Jennens & Bettridge were 19th century papier-mâché manufacturers at Birmingham in England. The firm produced objects like this writing slope. They ranged in size and complexity from boxes to beds and chairs to pianos that were displayed on their stand at the 1851 Great Exhibition at London. There is a…